News releases from Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

Funding for New Waterford Community Wellness Centre

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021) / Transportation and Active Transit (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

The Nova Scotia government is committing $7.7 million to build a community wellness centre as part of the New Waterford Community Hub project.

Northside Health Complex Milestone

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021) / Health and Wellness

The Nova Scotia government is issuing tenders for more than $200 million worth of construction for the new Northside Health Complex portion of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality (CBRM) Health Care Redevelopment Project.

Government Breaks Ground on New North Cumberland Memorial Hospital Site

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021) / Health and Wellness

Pugwash will soon be home to a new, modern health-care facility, with construction about to begin on the North Cumberland Memorial Hospital, representing an investment of $25 million.

Province Addresses Short-Term Affordable Housing Recommendations

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

Infrastructure and Housing Minister Geoff MacLellan announced today, July 6, the province will invest $25 million to address immediate investments recommended by the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission to increase affordable housing.

Support for Three Affordable Housing Developments

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

Affordable housing developments in three Nova Scotia communities will receive support from the provincial and federal governments under the National Housing Strategy.

Government to Evaluate Affordable Housing Commission Report, Recommendations

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

Government will begin evaluating the final report of the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission and discuss next steps with partners in the affordable housing sector and other levels of government.

Affordable Housing Commission Presents Recommendations

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

A new report prepared by the Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission details the province’s urgent need for improved affordable housing.

Two New Dialysis Units Open

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021) / Health and Wellness

The Rankin government announced two new dialysis units are now open to serve patients in Digby, Kings and Annapolis counties, reducing travel time and relieving pressure at other dialysis centres.

Investments in Halifax Hospitals

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021) / Health and Wellness / COVID - 19

The Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada are investing more than $19 million in several projects to improve infrastructure at the IWK Health Centre, Halifax Infirmary and QEII Health Sciences Centre.

Investments in Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021) / Health and Wellness / COVID - 19

The Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada are investing more than $5.7 million in two projects to repair and rehabilitate infrastructure at Cape Breton Regional Hospital.

More Ways for Nova Scotians to Work with the Affordable Housing Commission

Infrastructure and Housing (Feb. - Aug. 2021)

Nova Scotians now have more ways to help shape the future of affordable housing in the province. The Nova Scotia Affordable Housing Commission has launched an online survey and will host a series of virtual public workshops with housing stakeholders in March and April.